When life gets tough you can always count on man’s best friend. When Clay has to move away from his friends and the bright lights of New York City, he is far from happy. The separation from his father, a New York firefighter who stays behind, is making matters worse for him. Clay really misses having his dad nearby, but soon finds comfort and friendship with his new dog Sheeba. But not everyone is interested in welcoming this newcomer and Clay soon finds himself having to deal with Wax, the town’s biggest bully. Clay doesn’t back down but it seems that the more he tries to stand up for himself, the more trouble he gets into. To make matters worse, Wax takes Sheeba, forcing Clay to have to outsmart the mean teenager. As the tension between the two boys mount, Clay feels he’s had enough of the small town life. Running away and heading back to the bright lights of New York seems to be the only option he and Sheeba have to be safe. As the adventure unfolds, Clay finds himself in some serious trouble, but by now his Dad is on the case and is able to pull Clay out of harm’s way just in the nick of time.
Many things happened to families that were in New York during 911 and the effects which that day caused took time to heal. This film is a story about a family that is trying to come to terms with the loss of a family member, and the inner feelings between a husband and wife and a young boy caught up in it all. When Clay moves to his grandfather’s with his mother he does not understand the things which have happened and he is searching for answers.With the help of a cute little dog named Sheeba that is rescued from the shelter, Clay learns from his grandfather that life is important and to take care of your own and stand up for yourself. This is a wonderful story about change and recovery. This film is awarded the Dove “Family-Approved” Seal for all ages.